Daily Archives: March 6, 2015

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°c [press release]

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C Cairo Declaration shows Africa’s Resolve to: Enhance Natural Resources Management, Integrate Inclusive Green Economy into

MMV Awards Challenge Grants to Seven Malaria Box Recipients

Malaria endemic-country researchers among recipients of grants to boost neglected disease drug research MMV has awarded challenge grants of USD $100,000 to seven researchers working on compounds from the Malaria Box. The

Plaudits for Kenya's economy should not mask bigger battles ahead (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Kenya’s economic growth has attracted the world’s attention. Things seem to be moving and it’s getting exciting! Reuben Muhindi, one of the cleverest and youngest financial analysts I know, told me that

Government Takes Over Deportation Centres

Government has taken over the management of reception and support centres in Beitbridge and Plumtree where illegal immigrants deported from South Africa and Botswana are left, a senior official has said. The

Gukurahundi – Apartheid SA-Zim Collaboration

THIS is a continuation of the article by Kent State University’s Professor Timothy Scarnecchia on the Zimbabwean government and apartheid South Africa’s role in the Gukurahundi massacres which Vice-President Phelek-ezela Mphoko recently

'Pakistan facing diabetes epedemic' (Dawn (Pakistan))

Sir Michael Hirst, president of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is of the opinion that Pakistan, like other developing nations in Asia, is in the throes of a diabetes epidemic. Currently housing

Over 25 Varsities Set for Kusa Girls' Action at Africa Nazarene

OVER 25 varsities will be participating in this year’s edition of the Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) women’s championships this weekend at the Africa Nazarene Ongata Rongai campus. The tournament will also

Thabo Mbeki receives 2014 Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership today (Nigerian Tribune)

SEYI GESINDE takes a look at the achievements of the former president of South Africa, Mr Thabo Mbeki, the winner of 2014 Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership, an award being conferred on